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ZIP Code 71268

Primary City:Quitman, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:17am)
Coordinates:32.4, -92.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71268

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71268. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 71268. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71268, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Quitman, LA
Unacceptable:
Mount Olive, Union Church

Stats and Demographics for the 71268 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71268 is located in northwest Louisiana and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71268 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71268 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,819
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,353
Median Home Value $109,600
Land Area 127.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,127
Median Household Income $40,889

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9511393836969888096938494977554422917
Female92931077379799410274102981061078441563328
Total18720620015614814818218217019518220020415995986245

Gender

 Male 1,371 49%
 Female 1,448 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,435 86.4%
 Black Or African American 340 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1711115717922015611030
Renter2533212720984
Total4214417820624016511834

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 698 62%
 Single Guardian 149 13%
 Singles 261 23%
 Singles With Roommate 19 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 744 66%
 Households with Kids 383 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male202419192220232721212515221014182121914
Female2611201913182119222122182125221016111413
Total4635393835384446434247334335362837322327

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71268 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71268 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71268 real estate data, the median home value of $109,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71268. Rentals in 71268 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71268 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,819 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 473 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 507 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 147 11%
 Households Vacant 226 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 2%
 2 Bedroom 70 40%
 3+ Bedroom 101 58%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $40,889 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71268 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71268 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71268 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 710 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 17%
 No Earnings 900 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 710 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 17%
 No Earnings 900 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 892 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 94 11%
 High School Graduate 631 71%
 Associate's degree 57 6%
 Bachelor's degree 64 7%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 38 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 338 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 111 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71268

ZIP Code 71268 is in the Jackson Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71268.

Quitman High School
181 Wolverine Dr
Quitman, LA 71268
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jackson Parish School District

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